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NEW JAPAN IN U.S. UPDATE, LINEUP ANNOUNCED FOR

By Matthew Macklin on 2017-03-21 10:01:00

Flyers given out to promote the Long Beach, CA New Japan Pro Wrestling debut for this July featured Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kenny Omega and Tetsuya Naito.  So, it would appear they plan to load up with top names for the "G-1 Special" events.

NJPW have announced the full card for Sakura Genesis at Sumo Hall on 4/8:

*Manabu Nakanishi, David Finlay & Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Hirai Kawato, Tomoyuki Oka & Katsuya Kitamura

*Togi Makabe, Yuji Nagata, Tiger Mask W & Tiger Mask IV vs. Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, Yujiro Takahashi & Chase Owens

*YOSHI-HASHI, Beretta & Rocky Romero vs. Minoru Suzuki, TAKA Michinoku & El Desperado

*IWGP Jr Heavyweight Tag Team Championship: Taichi & Yoshinobu Kanemaru vs. Jado & Gedo

*Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano vs. Kenny Omega & Bad Luck Fale

*Hiroshi Tanahashi, Juice Robinson, Ryusuke Taguchi & Ricochet vs. Tetsuya Naito, EVIL, SANADA & BUSHI

*IWGP Tag Team Championship: Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. War Machine, Ray Rowe & Hanson

*NEVER Openweight Championship: Hirooki Goto vs. Zack Sabre Jr

*IWGP Jr Heavyweight Championship: Hiromu Takahashi vs. KUSHIDA

*IWGP Heavyweight Championship: Kazuchika Okada vs. Katsuyori Shibata

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